Bacterial sepsis-induced rhabdomyolysis

  title={Bacterial sepsis-induced rhabdomyolysis},
  author={Alex P. Betrosian and Eleftherios A Thireos and George Kofinas and Margarita Balla and Metaxia N. Papanikolaou and Georgios Georgiadis},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
Objective: To describe the syndrome of rhabdomyolysis during bacterial sepsis with regard to incidence, blood bacteriology and complications and to examine the association between hyperosmolal state and rhabdomyolysis, evaluating the relationship between plasma osmolality (Posm) and serum creatine phosphokinase (CPK) levels. Design: Prospective study including all patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) for sepsis with positive blood culture and rhabdomyolysis over a 3-year period… CONTINUE READING


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